About Henry Sloane Coffin, Rev.
COFFIN, Henry Sloane 1877-1954 PERSONAL:
Born January 5, 1877, in New York, NY; died November 25, 1954, in Lakeville, CT; son of Edmund (a legal advisor) and Euphemia (Sloane) Coffin; married Dorothy Prentice Eells, September 6, 1906; children: two. Education: Yale University, graduated, 1897, B.D., 1900; attended New College, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1897-99, and University of Marburg, 1899; Union Theological Seminary, B.D., 1900.
Ordained Presbyterian minister, 1900; pastor of Presbyterian church in Bronx, NY; Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY, teacher of practical theology, 1904-26, president, 1926-45; lecturer and public University: BA, Yale University (1897) Administrator: Fellow, Corporation of Yale University (1922-45) Administrator: President, Union Theological Seminary (1926-45) University: MA, Yale University (1900) Theological: BD, Union Theological Seminary (1900) Yale Skull and Bones Society 1897
Author of books: The Creed of Jesus and Other Sermons (1907, sermons) Social Aspects of the Cross (1911, religion) University Sermons (1914, sermons) The Ten Commandments with A Christian Application to Present Conditions (1915, religion) In a Day of Social Rebuilding: Lectures on the Ministry of the Church (1918, lectures) A More Christian Industrial Order (1920, religion) What Is There in Religion? (1922, religion) What to Preach (1926, religion) The Portrait of Jesus Christ in the New Testament (1926, religion) Meaning of the Cross (1931, religion) God's Turn (1934, religion) Religion Yesterday and Today (1940, religion) God Confronts Man In History (1947, religion) God Acts in History (1947, religion) Communion Through Preaching (1952, religion) The Public Worship of God: A Source Book (1953, religion) A Half Century Of Union Theological Seminary, 1896-1945 (1954) Joy in Believing (1956, religion)